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Oct. 5

The 13th annual Alvin Lutheran Church Oktoberfest celebrates German heritage with a delicious meal o...


Heritage Scaritage Festival

Oct. 26

Ring in fall with arts and crafts vendors, delicious festival food, tours of the authentic 1894 one-...


The Symphony of Southeast Texas: "The Piano Man Meets the Rocket Man"

Oct. 5

Remember when rock was young? The Pops program of the music of Elton John and Billy Joel rekindles t...

Fire Prevention and Family Safety Festival

Oct. 5

Join Beaumont Fire Rescue and the Fire Museum of Texas as they partner with area businesses for a fu...


Oct. 12

Celebrate the German folk festival, Oktoberfest, with a live polka performance by The Royal Klobasne...


Oc. 12

Hosted by Beaumont Main Street, Dogtoberfest is located in “Central Bark,” the green area next t...

Pumpkin Walk

Oct. 19

Use your creativity to decorate or carve a pumpkin and enter it in the contest. The "Best" pumpkin i...

Haunted Halloween Happy Hour

Oct. 24

Wander the halls of this historic 1906 Chambers home with a one-of-a-kind look into the past. Guests...

Family Arts Day: Eat a Bug!

Oct. 26

Frightful creatures and spooky art activities await. Children and their families are invited to cele...

Dinosaur Day

Oct. 26

This educational program features outdoor activities for children to learn about dinosaurs and how f...

The Symphony of Southeast Texas: "A Celebration of Mozart, Rossini and SOST!"

Nov. 16

Musical spirits come to life with the music of Rossini, Mozart, and Vaughn Williams. Hear how Mozart...


Pumpkin Patch

Oct. 15-31

Pumpkins are for sale and decorated for children's photos. ...

Henry Smith Day

Nov. 14

This day honors Henry Smith at his statue on the grounds of the Brazoria Heritage Foundation. In 183...

Bridge City

Christmas Light Parade

Dec. 8

The 11th annual parade features illuminated floats and displays decorated for the holiday season. Pa...


Holiday Village

Nov. 25-Jan. 1

A collection of 34 life-sized cottages are on display, each providing a glimpse through a window of ...

Sombrero Festival

Feb. 27-29

First held in 1986 for the purpose of enhancing the spirit of Charro Days, this festival is now the ...


Planetarium Show

Sept. 3, 10, 17, 24, 27

The show features a 30-foot dome equipped with a Spitz Star Ball projector to produce the night sky ...

Wild @ Art 2 Show

Sept. 10-Oct. 13

Enjoy an art exhibit featuring wildlife. The center is closed on Mondays....

Planetarium Show

Oct. 1, 8, 15, 22, 25, 29

The show features a 30-foot dome equipped with a Spitz Star Ball projector to produce the night sky ...

Moments of Light Art Show

Oct. 15-Nov. 10

This art exhibit features different light influences. The center is closed on Mondays....

Harvest Fun Fest

Oct. 24

Celebrate the season with games and costumes....

Planetarium Show

Nov. 5, 12, 19, 22, 26

The show features a 30-foot dome equipped with a Spitz Star Ball projector to produce the night sky ...

Art Market

Nov. 12-Jan. 3, 2020

This art exhibit and sale benefits Habitat for Humanity. The center is closed on Mondays....

"Christmas Belles"

Nov. 29-Dec. 8

This play is a Southern farce about squabbling sisters, family secrets, a surly Santa, a vengeful sh...

Corpus Christi

Tortoise Tales Visitor Interactions

Sept. 1-Nov. 25

Botanical Gardens visitors may interact with and learn about the collection of large and small torto...

Parrot Talk Visitor Interaction

Sept. 1-Nov. 30

Botanical Gardens visitors meet and interact with several stars of the most popular, colorful exotic...

Moonlight in the Tropics

Oct. 11

Dusk on the water, the moon rising to a starry sky, the warmth of soft music, palm trees in the bree...

Las Cafeteras in Concert

Oct. 19

Born and raised east of the Los Angeles River, Las Cafeteras are remixing roots music and telling mo...

Dia de los Muertos Festival

Nov. 2

This festival is commonly named one of the top Dia de los Muertos celebrations in the country. Thous...

Jazz Ambassadors of the U.S. Army Field Band in Concert

Nov. 4

Known as America’s Big Band, the Jazz Ambassadors are the premier touring jazz orchestra of the Un...


BRC Spooktacular Trail and Carnival

Oct. 26

The eighth annual event includes a costume contest, pumpkin contest, best campsite/cabin decorating ...

Texana Chili Spill

Nov. 7-9

The 19th annual event starts on Thursday with a veteran’s ceremony, appreciation dinner, and firew...

El Campo

Prairie Days Festival

Oct. 5

The 11th annual festival is free for all with live music all day. Festivities include craft and food...


Texas Navy Day Celebration

Sept. 21

Interact with costumed interpreters and watch period artillery at work. ...

Schuster Home Open House

Sept. 28

Built by the Schuster family in 1917, the same year the city of Freeport was incorporated, this home...

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